Rockets and Violence on Israel-Gaza Border
Stand for Israel | January 26, 2023
After a period of calm, violence is threatening the people of Israel once again. Violence has erupted on Israel’s southern border, and as our friends at The Jerusalem Post report, rockets have been fired into Israel from Gaza:
The IDF shot down two rockets fired from Gaza toward Ashkelon and Gaza border communities on Thursday evening following an IDF raid in Jenin which resulted in 9 Palestinian deaths.
The alert was activated in the Zikim settlement area, Kibbutz Carmia and the city of Ashkelon. Initial reports in Ashkelon and Gaza border communities say that several rockets were shot down by the Iron Dome.
“A short time ago an alarm was sounded in the city of Ashkelon. These two launches towards the city were intercepted by the Iron Dome system,” said the Ashkelon Municipality spokesperson. “We would like to add that following the security tensions, the public shelters and shelters throughout the city are open for the welfare of residents… the municipal teams are fully alert and prepared for any scenario.”
Please pray for God’s mighty hand of protection over all of His people.